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Coeliac disease

Introduction: Coeliac disease

Description of Coeliac disease

Coeliac disease (medical condition): A genetic digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet caused by damage to the intestinal villi with an underlying autoimmune ...more

Coeliac disease: See also:

Celiac Disease:
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Coeliac disease: A malabsorption syndrome that is precipitated by the ingestion of GLUTEN-containing foods, such as wheat, rye, and barley. It is characterized by INFLAMMATION of the SMALL INTESTINE, loss of MICROVILLI structure, failed INTESTINAL ABSORPTION, and MALNUTRITION.
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Coeliac disease: Related Topics

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Coeliac disease: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Coeliac disease as a "rare disease".

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Coeliac disease as a Disease

Coeliac disease: Another name for Celiac Disease (or close medical condition association).
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Coeliac disease: Related Diseases

Coeliac disease: Coeliac disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Coeliac disease (Celiac Disease)

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Treatments for Coeliac disease (Celiac Disease)

Treatments for Coeliac disease (Celiac Disease) include:

Treatment of Coeliac disease: For more treatment information about Coeliac disease, see treatment of Celiac Disease (Coeliac disease)

Coeliac disease: Article Excerpts about Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of... (Source: excerpt from Celiac Disease: NIDDK)

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